Randall Withers is the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s port priority program director having served in that capacity since August 2010. He is responsible for overseeing the expenditures of $40 Million in state of Louisiana funding for Port infrastructure improvements. Before taking over the leadership of the Port Priority Program, Randall spent 11 years as a Project Development Engineer for the LA DOTD’s Statewide Flood Control Program. He has more than 18 years of state service with the LA DOTD. Randall holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University and is a licensed professional engineer. Prior to coming to LADOTD, Randall worked as a field engineer for an oil service company.